Prominent Bangladesh lawyer disappears after Islamist trials

Prominent Bangladesh lawyer disappears after Islamist trialsA prominent Bangladeshi lawyer who fought the state's case in a high-profile murder trial against Islamist extremists has disappeared, police said Sunday, with grave fears for his safety. Ratish Chandra Bhowmik, a respected prosecutor and champion of minority rights, has not been seen since he left his home in Rangpur early Friday morning. "We are concerned and worried," said Abdul Malek, a lawyer who represented the state with Bhowmik in the trial against the militants.




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